Operating Engineer



Other Engineering
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

About Us:

Anaergia (TSX: ANRG) is a global leader in offering sustainable solutions to produce clean energy and the conversion of waste streams to resources. Through a proven portfolio of proprietary technological solutions, Anaergia maximizes the generation of renewable energy, diversion of waste from landfill, and reduction of greenhouse gases for customers across the municipal, industrial, commercial and agricultural sectors. Headquartered in Burlington, ON, and through its multiple subsidiaries across North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, Anaergia is trusted at more than 1,600 installations globally.

Job Overview:

This position is responsible for analyzing production processes, equipment, utilities, waste treatment facilities, and infrastructure for the purpose of improving safety, quality, and productivity by making changes to the equipment design or operational procedures. Additionally, the position will support plant operations teams across North America in troubleshooting and assisting in capital improvement project management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with our plant teams and the client, where appropriate, to develop expectations and then work with the site operations and third parties to meet those expectations.
  • Monitor or conduct observation and analysis of daily unit production to determine the improvements needed.

  • Interface collaboratively with other technology resources in the organization to bring appropriate resources into the unit to resolve problems beyond the scope of the production engineering position.

  • Work closely with operations personnel to identify and resolve issues impacting

  • Conduct formal Root Cause Analysis of events affecting plant

  • Assist in training operators to maximize the safety, quality, and productivity of the

  • Analyze work study data and equipment specifications to establish time and production

  • Apply mathematical analysis to determine validity and reliability of sampling and work-study

  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures and training criteria for new and modified equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.

  • Coordinate efforts with engineering to design and install new

  • Aid in commissioning of new equipment, including writing procedures and

  • Generate various production reports at intervals for management and other company

  • Provide input into raw material inventory management, including RM

  • Design and perform unit process experiments to optimize

  • Any other tasks assigned by the direct supervisor to assist in the reliability, efficiency, or safety of the department.

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience

Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related field and one (1) to three (3) years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Travel is estimated to be 15%-40%, depending on need.


The Operations Engineer has the following skillsets:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Good Statistical/data Analysis skills using various big data tools available.

  • A good working knowledge of the processes and controls controlling those processes.

  • Skills within I&C which allow you to independently troubleshoot and develop solutions.

  • Low voltage electrical troubleshooting skills.

  • Mechanical skills should help diagnose mechanical problems as well as understand the mechanical requirements and/or deficiencies of various equipment with the outlook of resolving those issues.

  • Must be able to plan and schedule individual workload without close

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and engage/gain the respect of the hourly

  • Able to make a clear and convincing presentation of ideas in written and verbal

  • Able to track a multitude of details without losing sight of the overall end

  • Active listening skills

  • Must understand the long-term needs of the customers, both internal and external and be driven to meet those needs.

  • Fluent in English

For additional information on Anaergia, please visit www.anaergia.com

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Anaergia provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Anaergia will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.About Us: